Fink-Type Truss Bridge

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Fink-Type Truss Bridge
Fink Through-Truss Bridge, Hunterdon County Government Complex (moved to), Flemington vicinity, Hunterdon County (New Jersey).jpg
Fink-Type Truss Bridge in 1971.
Fink-Type Truss Bridge is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Fink-Type Truss Bridge
Fink-Type Truss Bridge is located in New Jersey
Fink-Type Truss Bridge
Fink-Type Truss Bridge is located in USA
Fink-Type Truss Bridge
Nearest city Clinton Township, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°36′14″N 74°54′08″W / 40.60389°N 74.90222°W / 40.60389; -74.90222Coordinates: 40°36′14″N 74°54′08″W / 40.60389°N 74.90222°W / 40.60389; -74.90222
Area 0 acres (0 ha)
Built 1857
Architect Trenton Locomotive & Machine Manufacturing Co.
Architectural style Fink truss
NRHP Reference # 74001161[1]
NJRHP # 1578[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 24, 1974
Designated NJRHP November 20, 1974

The Fink-Type Truss Bridge was located in the Allerton section of Clinton Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. The bridge was built in 1857 by the Trenton Locomotive and Machine Manufacturing Company. It consisted of a single-span through truss 100 feet (30 m) long, 15 feet (4.6 m) wide, and 19 feet (5.8 m) high.[3]

The bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 24, 1974. It collapsed as a result of an automobile collision in 1978. The remaining pieces were subsequently relocated to the Hunterdon County Government Center, where they were documented by the Historic American Engineering Record in 1984.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Hunterdon County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. April 1, 2010. p. 12. Retrieved September 15, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Murphy, Kevin (June 1984). "Fink Through-Truss Bridge" (PDF). Historic American Engineering Record. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 

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